Fifth Grade

Mrs. Mahr, Mrs. Longa, Mrs. Viscuso

Our 5th Grade Curriculum

- High emphasis on number sense
- Basic facts
- Multiplication and Division of decimals
- Fractions
- Geometry
- Data
- Problem Solving techniques

- Analyzing text
- Emphasis on vocabulary
- Comprehension Strategies (Ex. connections, inferences, visualizations, predictions, questions, summarizing, synthesizing)

Writing:Strategies when writing for different purposes. 

- Persuasive / Argumentative
- Speculative (story writing)
-Expository (explanation of a topic)
- Current Events 
- Spelling and Grammar
- Four square
- Narrative



- Systems in Space
- Earth's Systems
- Mixtures & Solutions
- Energy & Matter
- Earth and Human Activities

Social Studies:

- Exploration and Colonization of the Western Hemisphere 
- Government of the United States
- Expansion & Reform
- Civil War and Reconstruction


Technology is incorporated throughout all subjects!

The following supplies will be necessary for September classes.

5th Grade Materials Needed by ALL students in the fifth grade:

Math-    1 pocket folder

   One subject notebook (red)



              Colored pencils

              Dry erase markers 3-4pks(any color) and an eraser.  (can be an old sock)

Reading- 2 Marble Composition Notebooks

                Post-its 4 pks (any color 4inx4in)

                DEAR Book (free reading)


SS/Science -  2 Subject Spiral notebook (Blue)

2 pocket folders (one for each)

Other-    Pencils 2-12pks (sharpened)



               3 pk glue sticks



               Pencil case

               Ear buds or head phones

               Smock for Art class


A photograph of a special moment from over the summer (vacation, special  occasion, sports or dance competition, day trip, etc..)

  • Mrs. Longa’s class only
A standard wallet size photo of the student (2.5 x 3.5)





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